Freida Pinto will be present for a post movie Q and A.
Seats are limited. To RSVP you need to:
1) Tell us in the comments to the right why you want to see the film
2) Be able to show up 40 minutes before the screening this Sunday evening at 7pm at the Pacific Design Center.
The first 15 people to respond by this Saturday at midnight will receive two tickets.
Based on Thomas Hardy’s classic novel Tess of the D’Ubervilles, master filmmaker Michael Winterbottom’s newest film stars Frieda Pinto who soars as Trishna in her most revealing performance yet.
Trishna lives with her family in a village in Rajasthan, India’s largest state. As the eldest daughter, she works in a nearby resort to help pay the bills. Jay (Riz Ahmed, FOUR LIONS) is the wealthy son of a property developer. When he takes up managing a resort at his father’s request, he meets Trishna at a dance and their fates cross. Jay finds every opportunity to win Trishna’s affection and she accepts his efforts with shy curiosity. But when the two move to Mumbai and become a couple, Jay’s deep family bond threaten the young lovers’ bliss.
Shot with Winterbottom’s agile camera, TRISHNA is a powerful look at the tension between ancient privilege and modern equality, between codes of urban and rural life and ultimately a hymn to both the glory and the tragedy that comes with beauty in all forms.
The film opens to the general public on Friday July 13 at The Landmark in West LA.
Check out the trailer for TRISHNA